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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined forces with its US affiliate, the National Writers Union (NWU), to demand the rights of authors are protected as sweeping changes to copyright laws are implemented across Europe.

Freelance photojournalists Britt van Uem (Tubantia) and Ruud Rogier (Brabants Dagblad) won on 1st November a lawsuit against DPG Media (formerly De Persgroep). The court ruled that the rates they received for their work, respectively 13 cents per word and 42 euros per photo, were not fair.

A bill in the US creates a small claim procedure to help creators tackle copyright infringements. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today reiterated support for the National Writers’ Union’s (NWU) calls to adopt the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act or CASE Act (H.R. 3945 and S. 1273), a bipartisan proposal in...

The European Parliament today adopted the Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market by 348 votes in favor and 274 against. A call to open the text to amendments was lost by just 5 votes.

On the eve of the final vote of the Copyright Directive, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) calls on Members of the European Parliament to adopt a directive that ensures journalists in the European Union will all benefit from the revenues generated from the online use of their work. It also calls on them to support Amendment 256 on...

IFJ in the news

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) call on the European Parliament to adopt a copyright directive that benefits all journalists. Since it was first introduced, both journalists’ federations have worked jointly and tirelessly, supporting the proposal and working to improve it. The federations continue to seek...

After months of speculation, EU institutions last night agreed the wording of a proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which risks journalists being deprived of their authors' rights and denied ‘’proportionate remuneration’’ for the work they do.

The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) join the National Writers Union (NWU) and the Authors Guild to denounce the scanning and distribution of complete copies of hundreds of thousands of books by the Internet Archive and its library “partners” on the basis of the flawed legal theory of “Controlled Digital Lending”...

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ), the world and Europe’s largest journalists’ organisations, call on EU Institutions to reject provisions and proposals that aim to restrict or obliterate journalists’ remuneration, ahead of final negotiations on the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM).

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ), respectively the world and Europe’s largest journalists’ organisations reiterate their calls on the EU to stand up for journalism and authors’ rights, as negotiations on a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market draw to an end.

The Dutch union of journalists Nederlandse Vereniging van Journalisten (NVJ, an IFJ and EFJ affiliate) and its photojournalist section, the NVF, announced on that they will be going on strike in protest at the erosion of rates of pay. The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) fully support their demands and welcome the...

European and international authors and performers' organisations from all sectors urge Member States to support the much-needed Article -14 providing for fair and proportionate remuneration for authors and performers in the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

IFJ in the news

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

In the frame of the EU tripartite negotiations on the Copyright Proposal, the IFJ and the EFJ call on EU institutions to stand up for journalism by safeguarding journalists’ fair and proportionate remuneration from the new neighboring right and strengthening the Proposal’s transparency provisions.

In the context of the tripartite negotiations on the Copyright Proposal, the International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ), call on EU institutions to stand up for journalism by safeguarding journalists’ fair and proportionate remuneration from the new neighboring right and strengthening the Proposal’s transparency provisions.

It's a victory in Europe in favour of authors' rights that tells us a lot about current concerns over the likes of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft exploiting journalistic content and the importance of remunerating authors fairly and without condition.

Italian government threatens to cut indirect state funding to the press, accusing newspapers of “polluting the debate”. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) join their affiliate the Federazione Nazionale Stampa Italiana (FNSI) in strongly condemning these threats and expressing serious...

The European Parliament today overwhelmingly approved the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM) - a major step forward in protecting authors’ rights.

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

The European and International Federations of Journalists, together with affiliates from Belgium (AGJPB/AJP-VVJ), Cyprus (UCJ), Estonia (EUJ), Finland (Suomen Journalistiliitto), France (SNJ), Germany (DJV), Greece (JUADN, ESIEMTH), Hungary (HPU), Italy (FNSI), Portugal (SinJor), Romania (FAIR/MediaSind), Spain (FSC CCOO), Sweden (Svenska...

The International and European Federations of Journalists request all journalists in EU member states to write to their Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in support of the Copyright Directive.

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) today reiterated their support for the adoption of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM), calling on members of the European Parliament to vote on 12 September in favor of the proposal, as put forward by its Legal Affairs Committee (JURI).

The International and the European Federation of journalists, the world and European largest organisations of journalists, have agreed with European news publishers to ensure a clear and non negotiable share for journalists of the benefits deriving from the future publishers' neighboring right, a right that has been introduced in the draft...

Following months of debates and controversial discussions, the European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) adopted today its position on a Proposal for a Directive on copyright in the Digital single market. The International and the European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) applaud the positive outcome of the vote regarding the...

The European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee will vote tomorrow on a landmark Directive that could have positive effects on journalists’ authors’ rights and on our profession’s revenues. However, a number of amendments have been tabled to jeopardise significant benefits for journalists.

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

Everyone needs reliable information and ways to fight misinformation – and that requires sound protection of authors' moral rights, say the International and the European Federation of Journalists ahead of World Book and Copyright Day, 23 April.

In a statement published today the International and the European Federations of Journalists (IFJ and EFJ) voice their concerns over the exclusion of journalists’ interests in the ongoing EU debate over a neighbouring right on press publications. These organisations, representing over 300,000 journalists throughout Europe, cannot support the...

On behalf of the International and the European Federation of Journalists, we would like to raise our concerns over the ongoing EU debate on the neighbouring right. We are witnessing this debate with great concern. as the current Directive proposal on copyright in the digital single market seems to be evolving toward complete exclusion of...

IFJ in the news

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned.

The IFJ/EFJ are concerned about the rampant reproduction and making available of extracts or the entirety of journalists' and other creators' works online by third parties without authorisation or remuneration.

IFJ in the news

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IFJ Speaks at WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related rights